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Category: Competition Shooting

From the GSSF Glock matches to the exciting courses of the USPSA and IDPA, competitors sometimes find the world of competition shooting challenging to navigate. If you’ve got what it takes to complete, then we’ve got the competition shooting guides to get you there. Are you looking to get into a local 3 Gun Match? We’ve got a guide for that as well! So grab your pistol, shotgun, or rifle, and check out one of the articles below.

 

On your way to a Cowboy Action Stage? Do you need a quick guide to get you started? Yee-Haw partner! We’ve got you covered. We’ll help you choose your leather rig, as well as set up your guns and even pick your cowboy name. Plan ahead and start smart with our easy-to-use guide.

 

If you’re headed to shoot at a competition, you need to be sure you have the right ammo for the event. Our competition ammo guide makes it easy to be sure you have ammo that matches the required power factor to compete. Be sure to check out our competition shooting guides and share the information with your friends and fellow competitors if you find it helpful.

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Federal Syntech Ammo Review

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick I had a chance to try out Federal Ammunition Syntech Action Pistol 9mm Luger 150 grain ammo at a recent Glock Sport Shooting Foundation match. It was the right tool for the job at hand. It performed with high marks, as it should, given that Federal engineered it for competition style […]

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Guide To Selecting Competition Ammo

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick The ammo you use for shooting competitions is different from the ammo you use for plinking and practicing. For the same reasons you wouldn’t carry full metal jacket ammo for self-defense in your concealed carry pistol: you use different tools for different jobs. With all the available options, selecting the right […]

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Guide To Shooting A GSSF Match

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick The Glock Sport Shooting Foundation (GSSF) started in 1991 and annually holds over 50 competitions every year across the United States. These competitions are designed so that brand new shooters have a low barrier to entry and don’t need a lot of practice or experience to shoot. Steps To Prepare For […]

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USPSA & IDPA Competition Shooting

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick A Guide To Competition Shooting USPSA is the United States Practical Shooting Association and is part of IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation). IDPA is the International Defensive Pistol Association. Although they both are competition based and require moving and shooting, they differ in many ways. Before attending a match, ask the […]

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Shooting A Cowboy Action Stage

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick Cowboy Action Shooting Stages Cowboy Action stages are fun to shoot because you rarely ever see the same stage twice. The biggest learning curve is understanding what each of the sweep patterns is and how to best shoot them. Sweep patterns are the shooting sequence you are given for a set […]